CareersWhy work for Primary?

Why work for Primary?

At Primary, we focus on careers and professional growth. For us, a challenging project is seen as an opportunity to apply, learn and develop our expertise. Our employees share an entrepreneurial spirit. They are optimistic, collaborative and passionate and choose to grow their careers with us because they see and experience the difference that their work makes.

Our Mantra: Customer Care Beyond Expectations

ASTTBC 2016 Employer Of The Year

In November 2016, Primary received an Employer Of The Year award from the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia at their 28th Annual Technology Awards & Recognition Celebration. The Technology Awards Celebration is an opportunity for ASTTBC to recognize BC’s Technology Professionals who have demonstrated outstanding achievements. Thank you ASTTBC!

Come Grow with Us

If this sounds like a team you want to be a part of, read more about what makes Primary a great place to work. Learn more about what brings employees in the door and why they stay and view our current opportunities. Our incentive program give employees the opportunity to share in Primary’s success.

We offer our employees:

  • Competitive salaries and bonus packages
  • Flexible benefits package including health and dental insurance
  • RRSP and RRSP Employer Match program including Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA)
  • Competitive paid vacation plus additional Paid Time Off (PTO) Days

Flexible working schedules career and professional development opportunities, including:

  • Continuing education
  • Internal leadership advancement opportunities
  • Professional development
  • Daily mentoring from senior team members
  • Work opportunities to match personal interest
  • Opportunities to complete accreditation and professional development courses and programs

What our employees have to say about working for Primary:

“I was recently surprised and humbled by the experience of having received one of Primary’s Core Value Awards, a peer recognition program.  Being chosen by my peers speaks volumes.” Jeanne D., Project Support, Victoria Office, 4 year employee

“Primary’s culture is supportive, safety orientated and progressive. The company is very team orientated and cares about their people, offering professional and personal support. Primary believes a happy employee is a successful one.” John S., Construction Supervisor, Calgary Construction, 5 year employee

“I love the work we do, the values we represent, and the direction our organization is headed. The culture at Primary is that of a close knit team where everyone is always willing to help others. We all share a common goal and work diligently to provide the best product possible for our customers.” Edward L., Sr. Electrical Distribution Technologist, Calgary Office, 5 year employee

“At Primary, you are not just a numbered employee. The Senior Management wants to know you and your family.  Here is where personal relationships are made and kept for life.” Steve H., Construction Manager, Journeyman Power Line Technician, Construction Calgary, 8 year employee

“I would describe the culture at Primary to be positive, upbeat and a great team environment. There is an amazing mentorship culture here that helps you succeed at your career!”  Blair F., Electrical Distribution Technologist – Calgary – 3 Year employee

Health, Safety & Environment is our Primary focus.

There's nothing more important than doing our job safely.

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